Security BSides London, the UK’s biggest community-driven infosec conference is happy to announce its 8th iteration open to all regardless of background, skill level, income or job-title.  
  • Doors to the main event open at 8.30am with talks starting at 9am on 6 June 2018
  • Workshops will be held on 5 June 2018 starting at 10am; Pre-registration is required
Please remember that Security BSides London has a strict code of conduct available here.
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Wednesday, June 6 • 14:45 - 15:15
The (Great) Web Application Firewall: What Is It And Is It All That?

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In this talk, I describe my firm's journey from having all of its (100+) web applications exposed to the internet with zero protection, our journey from a chronic DoS incident, through to a trial, error and final success story of holding back the bad guys. Is it perfect? No. In the talk I'll discuss the pros and cons.

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Michael Thompson

Zen Internet
I’m Mike and I’m an information security analyst, working for a mid-sized UK based telecoms and internet service provider. My role includes threat analysis and management, proactive web application, infrastructure and network security, as well as risk and compliance management.There... Read More →

Wednesday June 6, 2018 14:45 - 15:15 BST
Track 3 (upstairs) ILEC Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road London SW6 1UD